Lecturer - Early Career Development Fellow - Engineering

Melbourne, Australia
05 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Campus
  • Full Time, Fixed Term Position Available
  • $90,112 - $107,010 p.a + 17% superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Engineering comprises a diverse range of disciplines: Aerospace Engineering and Aviation; Chemical and Environmental Engineering; Civil and Infrastructure Engineering; Electrical and Biomedical Engineering; Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering; Manufacturing, Materials and Mechatronics Engineering; Mechanical and Automotive Engineering.

As a top 100 university in the world for engineering (2015 QS Rankings by Faculty; Engineering and Technology), RMIT Engineering provides students with work-relevant education programs, access to excellent research facilities and opportunities to engage in creative real-world project work through robust relations with local and international industry leaders. RMIT Engineering's education is based on innovation and creativity. Key discipline areas in the School of Engineering provide programs with flexible pathways to global careers or postgraduate research.

The School conducts teaching and research at both the City and Bundoora campuses, has over 280 staff, over 550 higher degree research students, over 5000 coursework students and an annual budget of $130 million. Details relating to the School/College Office may be found on at: www.rmit.edu.au/seh

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Lecturer - ECDF is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in the Aerospace Engineering and Aviation. More specifically, the Lecturer - ECDF is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate and Masters programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities in an area aligned to one of the existing research areas of these disciplines. The Lecturer - ECDF is also expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. The Lecturer - ECDF is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation. The Lecturer - ECDF may be responsible for course coordination.

Skills & Experience Required

The Lecturer - ECDF may have performed casual teaching work for an Australian University during the past three years and have not been employed on a continuing basis at an Australian University.

You will have demonstrated an ability to prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including online delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or program materials. You will also have the ability to undertake a course coordination role and the capacity to work effectively with and to negotiate sensitively with students especially on issues related to effective learning. Furthermore, your emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs which will contribute to existing Discipline and School research areas evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and industry links will be essential to your success in this role.

We require one ECDF for the Mechanical and Automotive Discipline with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

Machine Design

  • Kinematics and Dynamics of Mechanisms
  • Vibrations/Dynamics/Control of Mechanical Systems

To Apply

To view a position description visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number 557002.

Applications close on Sunday 17th September, 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age.